Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 1 and 27 responded to an overturned vehicle on I-95 at the 51 mile marker southbound at 1045, Sunday 22-November. The driver lost control, entered the median striking the cable barrier and overturned. Initial reports indicted the man was trapped, however, firefighters were able to gain access to the interior with hand tools. The 53 year old male received non-life threatening traumatic injuries. He was treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics and transported to Colleton Medical Center for further care. Traffic on I-95 was reduced to one lane for about 30 minutes, causing it to back up for three miles. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 1, Rescue 1, Medic 27 and Battalion 1 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.